Lading vs Shipping - What's the difference?

lading | shipping |


As nouns the difference between lading and shipping

is that lading is (countable) the action of loading while shipping is the transportation of goods.

As verbs the difference between lading and shipping

is that lading is while shipping is .

lading

English

Noun

  • (countable) The action of loading.
  • (uncountable) Shipment, cargo, freight.
  • * 1719,
  • the ship remained there, in providing his lading and preparing for his voyage, nearly three months...

    Synonyms

    * (action of loading) loading * (cargo) freight, load, payload, shipment, consignment

    Derived terms

    * bill of lading

    Verb

    (head)
  • Anagrams

    * ----

    shipping

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) schipping, schyppynge, from (etyl) schippen, .

    Noun

  • The transportation of goods.
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  • The body of ships belonging to one nation, port or industry.
  • Passage or transport on a ship.
  • The cost of sending an item or package via postal services.
  • Navigation.
  • * Shakespeare
  • God send 'em good shipping .
    Derived terms
    * shipping lane

    Etymology 2

    From .

    Verb

    (head)